Jaye E. Cable, Ph.D.

Senior Associate Dean for Natural Sciences and Professor, Department of Earth, Marine and Environmental Sciences (EMES), College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Jaye Cable focuses on Groundwater-Surface Interactions, Geochemistry and Wetland Hydrology.

Coastal Hydrology and Geochemistry Subterranean Estuaries and Groundwater Discharge Low Temperature Geochemistry / Biogeochemistry Wetland Hydrology and Hydrodynamics

Stephen Heller

Associate Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Organic Chemistry Medicinal Chemistry Organometallic Chemistry

Jasna Jankovic, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Materials Science & Engineering · University of Connecticut

Prof. Jasna Jankovic is an expert in the development of advanced imaging and spectroscopy, fuel cells and industrial collaborations.

Industrial Collaborations Fuel Cells Development and application of advanced imaging and spectroscopy techniques 3D material design and imaging Advanced Nanomaterials for Clean Energy

M. Eric Benbow

Associate Professor · Michigan State University

Insect - Microbe interactions in aquatic ecology, forensics, and human health.

Forensic Sciences Infectious Disease Ecology Aquatic Entomology Aquatic Ecology Microbial Ecology

Mia Moody-Ramirez, Ph.D.

Professor · Baylor University

Dr. Moody-Ramirez is a nationally known expert on mass media representations of minorities, women and other underrepresented groups

Race, Class, and Culture Pop Culture New Media Writing for Media Markets Historical Stereotypes in Social Media

Philippa Drennan

Professor of Biology · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Plant Ecophysiology Ecology Plant Stress Biology Structure/Function Relationships in Plants Biology

Tomasz Arodz, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. Arodz's research focuses on machine learning and bioinformatics

Machine Learning: Nonlinear Classification Methods That Incorporate Existing Knowledge Into Training Systems Biology: Integration of Prior Biological Knowledge and Multiple Sources of Data for Pathway Discovery Computational Biology: Analysis of Role of Protein Mutations in Evolution and Disease Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning in Biomedicine Protein Evolution

Lawrence Drzal

University Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science · Michigan State University

Expertise in adhesion, surface modification, composites/nanocomposites, graphene nanoplatelets, and multifunctional materials.

Carbon Fibers Ultraviolet Light Surface Modification Multifunctional Materials Composite Materials Adhesion

Andrew Palmer, Ph.D.

Associate Professor | Ocean Engineering and Marine Sciences · Florida Tech

Dr. Palmer's research interests include eavesdropping on bacterial 'conversations', Martian farming, and cell wall fragment-based signaling.

Astrobiology Ocean Engineering Biomedical Molecular Biology Biochemistry

Darren Rumbold, Ph.D.

Expert in landscape-scale ecology · Florida Gulf Coast University

Darren Rumbold is an expert in environmental toxicology and mercury in estuarine and coastal systems.

Marine Ecology Ecological Risk Assessment Mercury Biogeochemistry and Biomagnification Environmental Toxicology Water Quality

Dr. Raphael (Rafi) Hofstein

President & CEO · MaRS Innovation

Turning academic ideas into commercial realities

Corporate & Business Strategy Early-Stage Investing Life Sciences and Healthcare Technology Transfer Commercialization of Innovation

Mark Namchuk

Executive Director Therapeutics Translation · Harvard Medical School

Mark Namchuk works with scientists to identify and insights into clinical therapies, advancing scientific discoveries.

Clinical Trials Pharamcology Drug Discovery Drug Development Biotechnology

John Taylor

Associate Professor of Biology · Southern Utah University

Specializing in bat research, collegiate program development, STEM education, and professional development

Herpetology Impact of Biological Problems on Human Affairs Collegiate Program Development STEM Education and Policy Biological Education

Cynthia M. Bulik, Ph.D.

Founding Director, UNC Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders · UNC at Chapel Hill

World-renowned expert on eating disorders and disordered eating. Led the largest genetic initiative in eating disorders ever undertaken

Eating Disorders Eating Disorders/Disordered Eating Abnormal Psychology

James K. Ferri, Ph.D.

Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Dr. Ferri is a Professor in the Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering at VCU

Advanced Manufacturing Stability in disperse systems Interfacial Phenomena Process intensification

Gabe Feldman

The Sher Garner Professor of Sports Law, the Paul and Abram B. Barron Professor of Law and the Director of the Tulane Sports Law Program · Tulane University

Gabe Feldman is one of the leading voices in the field of sports law in the country.

Contracts Negotiation Antitrust Sports Law Mediation

Dennis Wright, Ph.D.

Professor of Medicinal Chemistry · University of Connecticut

Prof. Dennis Wright is an expert in medicinal pharmacy, therapeutic development for infectious disease and cancer.

Drug Design Infectious Disease Cancer Medicinal Chemistry

Brian LaPointe, Ph.D.

Research Professor at FAU’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute · Florida Atlantic University

Brian Lapointe’s research interests include algal physiology and biochemistry, marine bioinvasions and marine conservation.

Marine Bioinvasions Coral Reef Ecology Algal Physiology Biochemistry Seagrass Ecology

Rebecca Crawford

Professor Emeritus of Chemistry & Biochemistry · Loyola Marymount University

Biochemistry Medicinal Chemistry Chemistry Food Chemistry Pharmacology

Holly Oxhandler, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development, Associate Professor, Diana R. Garland School of Social Work · Baylor University

Oxhandler studies how to ethically & effectively assess and discuss clients’ religion/spirituality within health and mental health treatment

Religion and Social Work Religion and Spirituality in Clinical Practice Evidence-Based Practice Process Scale Development Mental Health (primarily Anxiety and Depression)